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Descriptor English: Climacteric
Descriptor Spanish: Climaterio
Descriptor Portuguese: Climatério
Descriptor French: Climatère
Entry term(s): Change of Life
Climacterics
Life Change
Life Changes
Tree number(s): G08.686.157
G08.686.841.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002979
Scope note: Physiologic period, characterized by endocrine, somatic, and psychic changes with the termination of ovarian function in the female. It may also accompany the normal diminution of sexual activity in the male.
Annotation: female and male; consider also MENOPAUSE or ANDROPAUSE
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 1966
History Note: 1966
DeCS ID: 22129
Unique ID: D002979
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/16
Climacteric - Preferred
Concept UI M0004559
Scope note Physiologic period, characterized by endocrine, somatic, and psychic changes with the termination of ovarian function in the female. It may also accompany the normal diminution of sexual activity in the male.
Preferred term Climacteric
Entry term(s) Change of Life
Climacterics
Life Change
Life Changes



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